pronunciamiento

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pronunciamiento.

Noun[edit]

pronunciamiento (plural pronunciamientos or pronunciamientoes)

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  1. A military uprising or coup in Spain or the Spanish American republics, particularly in the 19th century, usually accompanied by a statement declaring the existing government null and void.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pronunciar +‎ -miento

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /pɾonunθjaˈmjento/, [pɾonũn̟θjaˈmjẽn̪t̪o]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /pɾonunsjaˈmjento/, [pɾonũnsjaˈmjẽn̪t̪o]

Noun[edit]

pronunciamiento m (plural pronunciamientos)

  1. pronouncement, declaration
  2. (by extension) A military uprising or coup in Spain or the Spanish American republics, particularly in the 19th century, usually accompanied by a statement declaring the existing government null and void.

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